THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD: A True Story of Antarctic Survival

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A classic of outdoor adventure that, although a little dry by today's post-Krakauer standards, remains powerful. Mawson, an Australian mountaineer/explorer who died in 1958, traveled to Antarctica as a member of a British government surveying expedition in 1913. He found the continent to be less daunting in some ways than he might have anticipated—the weather on the southern shore of the Ross Sea ... Read full review

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Review: The Home Of The Blizzard: A True Story Of Antarctic Survival

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Went to a lecture at the Boise Public Library called "Worst Journeys: Fifty Plus Epic, Harrowing, Real Life Tales." There are a lot of books on the list they handed out, but I will only list here the ones that the speaker made special note of. This one is Douglas Mawson own tale of survival. Read full review

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